Lace

Flemish (Mechlin)
18th century


Dimensions

5 x 202 cm (1 15/16 x 79 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.02 x .05

Accession Number

23.700

Medium or Technique

Bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The design of undulating lines, leaves and flowers, is outlined by a silky thread. The ground is the typical Mechlin mesh. A narrow heading is sewed to the top.

Provenance

From Mrs. John Marshall Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Henry W. Bliss